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IT firms launch technological solutions as businesses prepare for 4.0 revolution

VietNamNet Bridge - The market of technological solutions is expanding with the launch of products by pioneering IT firms.

Vietnamese scientists invent light to control plant flowering

VietNamNet Bridge - The specialized lights that Vietnamese scientists have developed save up to 60 percent of electricity consumption and ensure the flowering of plants.

Nuclear science & technology center to be built in Hanoi

Vietnam will develop a nuclear science & technology center with two components in Da Lat and Hanoi, according to the director of the Vietnam Atomic Research Institute, Tran Chi Thanh.

The scientist who is also a businessman

Dr Le Van Tri, who has dozens of patents, is a businessman who leads a conglomerate with annual revenue of hundreds of billions of dong. He is loyal to one principle: doing business on the basis of his research work.

Vietnam aims to design and launch satellite

VietNamNet Bridge - Scientists believe that Vietnam should master remote-sensing satellite technology as it will have to buy geostationary telecommunication satellites for dozens of years more.

Budget for research at universities dismally low

In terms of total investments for scientific research, the education sector has a budget lower than several other ministries and branches.

China’s outdated coal thermal power technology sold in Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge - China’s policy on exporting its coal thermal power technology has raised concerns among environmentalists, who say Vietnam could become the destination for the outdated technology.

Vietnam masters space technology, opens new space center

VietNamNet Bridge - The National Satellite Center, which regulates activities related to space and satellite, will be renamed Vietnam Space Center on July 17. 

Limit on age of import machines hinders Japanese FDI

The regulation that machines which have been used for more than 10 years will not be allowed to be imported to Vietnam is expected to affect Japanese FDI (foreign direct investment) in Vietnam.

Vietnam to benefit from India’s tsunami early warning system

Experts believe that Vietnam will benefit from India’s plan to build a tsunami early warning system on the East Sea as it will help vessel rescue in the area.

National scientific research program produces outstanding achievements

A vaccine for preventing A/H5N1 avian influenza, a vaccine for preventing respiratory and reproductive disorders in pigs, and successful research on robots are three of many achievements gained by national science & technology programs.

Research projects to develop herbal medicine in Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge - Many research works on the use of herbs in medicine have succeeded, showing the great potential of the industry for healthcare.

Vietnam considers licensing first made-in-Vietnam spacecraft

VietNamNet Bridge - The first Vietnamese-made spacecraft created by a group of young engineers headed by Pham Gia Vinh has recently received a license for manned test flights in the country. 

Technological products for the disabled help them live normal lives

VietNamNet Bridge - More and more technological products, many of them created by young people, have been invented in Vietnam to help the disabled. 

Two high school students prepare new derivatives to treat cancer

VietNamNet Bridge - Bui Do Minh Quan and Do Phuong Mai from the Tran Phu High School for the Gifted have synthesized a new derivative that has the potential to treat cancer.

'Fake' professors select ‘real’ professors in VN

VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam does not follow international practice in awarding the title of professor or associate professor to educators.

Atomic energy generating billions of USD

VietNamNet Bridge - Radiation and radioactive isotope applications have helped Vietnam produce more high-yield rice varieties resistant to pests and diseases, while new technologies have helped diagnose and treat critical diseases. 

The power of AI: chatting with the virtual dead

VietNamNet Bridge - A Vietnamese doctor has announced a new technological product which would allow people to talk with the virtual embodiment of a deceased person.

Scientific research institute V-KIST becomes operational

The government has approved the list of members of the Council of V-KIST, a research institute set up in accordance with the South Korean Institute of Science and Technology (KIST).

Vietnamese women shine in scientific research

VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnamese women have proven they can contribute greatly to the advancement of science, a field where men still dominate.